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Saturday, July 15, 2017

Salesgirl Docked For Stealing N553.9m From Shoprite

A salesgirl, Mariam Mufutau, who allegedly stole N553, 956, 000 from Shoprite stores in Eti-Osa, Lagos, was on Friday charged before an Igbosere Magistrates’ Court, Lagos.


She is standing trial on a two -count charge of stealing.

According to the police, the N553.9 million was the proceeds of sales realised by Mufutau one month after she secured employment in the firm.

Police prosecutor, Esther Adesulu, informed the court in charge No: J/38/2017 that the defendant committed the alleged offence between April and May, 2017 at Shoprite Stores, Eti-Osa, during working hours.Adesulu alleged that the defenfant failed to remit the money into her employer’s account.

She said the company’s management uncovered the fraud when they audited their accounts.

The offence, she added, was punishable under sections 411 and 287 of the Criminal Laws of Lagos State, 2015.

The defendant pleaded not guilty to the charges.

Magistrate O.O Owunmi granted her bail in the sum of N300, 000 with two sureties in like sum.

He adjourned the case till July 28.

The Nation



*Unfortunately most sales people always fall into temptation if they are handling cash,that is why The Netherlands is almost running a cashless society..If you dont have a credit card you cannot go shopping there....

Last time i was in Rotterdam,I couldnt even buy a bottle of water at the train station with cash..So frustrating!

28 comments:

  1. Jesus!!! !!


    This is a "good" thief

    Lol... The way shoprite uses their staff eeh... Na im make this girl Vex thief

    Chaai


    I don't like it when people steal... Not to talk of a female stealing

    Very embarrassing




    @Anonymous Orubebe

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    1. WTF!

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    2. She no plan am well, see money Chai.

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  2. Hard to believe abeg. Sales girl, N553 million? Naaaa. Not remit money for a day can be excused but for a week or month, naaaaaa

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    1. I believe she is not alone in this theft!! It seems she got help from supervisors!! The amount is too big to not be noticed. Please she should name names joor!!

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    2. 10:39....i think you are right

      Haba.. How can only a junior staff.. Sales girl steal all that amount of money?

      Meaning, there is no proper Segregation of duties..... The sales girl should have who she report to after duty

      Is it that, they don't balance their account after every day's work?

      Is it that, there is not Inventory taking?


      I don't get mbok




      @Anonymous Orubebe

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    3. Anon 10:39 is very correct.
      She did not do this alone.
      Some people assisted her.

      I have seen it happen before.

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  3. So much money..
    🙇🙇🙇🙇🙇

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  4. Which kind ojukokoro be that? 500m Choi,

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  5. That is more than half a billion Naira. How did she still up to that amount? This kind of person cant work in financial institution o, na to dey still customer money

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    1. Babe its 'steal'.
      I know it's a mistake tho.

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  6. 553m? Didnt she remit any funds at all? Hmmm

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  7. #Being humble is key to success. There is always something you can learn from someone more knowledgeable than you*

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  8. Greed

    chim_oma a.k.a. Miss Kapusu

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  9. It can't be 553millon and her bail would be just 300k,I think its a typo,Stella wanted to say 553....thousand naira

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  10. end time theif!!!!!


    #S&Mforsingleparents.....

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  11. The psycho guy.15 July 2017 at 10:53

    This story is all faces of misconstrued. 500m? Let me ask. How often do the staff switch? I doubt one person works the full work hours all week all day. When they switch,don't they tender accounts? Okay,500m. How did she get hold of such money? Cash? Where she dey harbor the cash for a month? She put am for toto ni? Her Toto na bottomless pit? For sure,ATM payments can never get to her. They should tell true true if na money or commodities wey she tif. Abi if na 553k wey dem do mistake add plenty zeros.

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  12. Too much money. I don't think she did it alone. See greed abeg!

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  13. Cashless country kwa? 😲

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  14. Hahahahaha...
    I laugh!,,,
    Cashless policy in Nigeria Stella?,..
    That's means wire and credit card fraud will be the order of the day!,,,
    Naija never reach abeg even in the next 100 years!,..

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  15. Sales girls...hmmm....most of them are not to be trusted. Put them in a shop, and they will try all their best possible to run you down. Heartless bunch of people.

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  16. She can't be the only thief of this money

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  17. SDK don't make excuses for her, a thief is a thief. Is she the only one handling cash there? She's criminally minded & she ought to pay the price for her crime

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  18. Total rubbish. N500m? One sales staff? The whole shop does not make N500m in a month. This story lacks credibility

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  19. It's possible that the total money that did not reconcile was 500M, as it was revealed by audit. But I think that the girl is being made a scape goat for ALL the total sum of monies missing. It's possible the sum is even higher, because those Shopright staff never give me my complete change if I pay by cash.

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    1. That's why I can buy something for 100 naira and I will use my card to pay for it

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